In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1an ex gratia payment — un pago discrecional
- Except for the victims of riots in 1984, all payment of compensation to sufferers of riots has been ex gratia.
- The share purchases, ex-gratia payment and pension contributions were funded through a €31.2m loan.
- Cases where ex gratia compensation is paid on grounds other than serious default or complete exoneration will be very rare.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.